On this day: October 8

Published On: Oct 05 2012 03:42:24 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 08 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

OTD October 8 - Branch Davidian
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Federal Bureau of Investigation

1993: A U.S. Department of Justice report is released absolving the FBI of any wrongdoing in its final assault on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas. The fire that ended the siege killed 76 people, including sect leader David Koresh.

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